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I’m a Chinese-Canadian wannabe-Icelander who came of age in New Mexico; studied medieval literature in the Low Countries; and moved to Norway upon marrying a Norwegian, who would, of course – given ...

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Clayoquot Sound

from NewNorwegian
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Clayoquot Sound
Clayoquot Sound
Clayoquot Sound
Clayoquot Sound

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • provisional cast-on
  • read charts
  • yo, ssk, k2tog, slip 1 k2tog pass the slipped st over

Pattern Description:

The Clayoquot Sound scarf features lace and cable patterns meant to evoke the sand dollars, whale tails, ferns, and waves of the Canadian Pacific where I grew up.

After casting on provisionally, the scarf body and first border (waves) are worked. Then stitches are picked up from the provisional cast on in order to work the second border. A crochet loop bind off adds elegance.

This pattern has been test-knit.


11 stitches = 2 inches in stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 11" x 72" / 28 x 183 cm


  • 4 mm / US 6 circular needle
  • 2.5 mm / US B or C crochet hook

You Will Also Need:

  • waste yarn for provisional cast-on

Suggested yarn:

690 yards of Lace weight